Tag Archives: Samoa Peninsula

Samoa fish farm project nearing decision point

Samoa fish farm project nearing decision point

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union SAMOA PENINSULA – A Norway-based aquaculture company will soon decide whether to pursue a project on Humboldt Bay’s former pulp mill site and its interest has highlighted the economic potential of the Samoa Peninsula. ​At its Aug. 3 meeting, Humboldt County’s Board of Supervisors was updated on the project and

Norweigian aquaculture project gets Samoa lease

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union SAMOA – Humboldt County is poised to become a hub for aquaculture, as the Harbor District has approved a lease for a Norway-based company that aims to build a fish farm on the Samoa Peninsula.  The district’s Board of Commissioners approved a 30-year lease with a subsidiary of Nordic Aquafarms

Father, daughter rescued at North Jetty

Jack Durham Mad River Union SAMOA PENINSULA – A woman who fell into the water at the North Jetty, and a father who jumped in to save her, were successfully rescued shortly after 1 p.m. today, Aug. 16. Both suffered minor abrasions, but were otherwise unharmed. Robert Blubaugh of Yreka said his 29-year-old daughter, Robin

Manila CSD purchases nuclear centrifuges

Mad River Union MANILA, APRIL 1 – Federal and local officials were alarmed to learn that the Manila Community Services District has acquired nuclear centrifuges, but a district spokesman contends that the devices are being used only for peaceful purposes. The February purchase of two Zippe-type gas centrifuges came to light after a resident of

Coastal uses plan gets final OK from supervisors

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union HUMBOLDT – A long-debated plan that will allow interim commercial use of Humboldt Bay coastal-dependent industrial sites has received final approval. The Board of Supervisors adopted an ordinance on the Humboldt Bay permitting at its Oct. 3 meeting. The ordinance will allow properties with coastal industrial zoning to host other

Bay coastal development gets provisional OK

Paul Mann Mad River Union HUMBOLDT — The state has authorized temporary, interim uses of 650-plus acres of Humboldt Bay coastal lands for a variety of civic, commercial and industrial purposes. Cannabis cultivation is ruled out for the time being on the so-called Coastal Dependent Industrial (CDI) lands on Samoa Peninsula. The term refers to

U.S. Coast Guard to hold open house Saturday

 U.S. Coast Guard SAMOA PENINSULA – Coast Guard Station Humboldt Bay personnel are scheduled to host an open house event Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the station, located at 200 New Navy Base Road in Eureka.  The free, public event will welcome members of the community onto the base to see Coast Guard helicopters and small boats

Mad River Current Tuesday, July 25: Supes may back Coast Seafoods; setback for covered bridge

Support for Coast Seafoods? The Board of Supervisors convenes this morning, starting at 9 a.m. at the County Courthouse, and will vote on whether to send a letter of support backing Coast Seafoods’ request for an extension of its permits to grow oysters in Humboldt Bay. Coast Seafood goes before the California Coastal Commission next

District hopes former mill site brings prosperity

Jack Durham Mad River Union SAMOA PENINSULA – The harbor district hopes to bring the bay’s working waterfront into a new era with the grand opening of its newly refurbished Redwood Marine Terminal II, located at the site of the old pulp mill out on the Samoa Peninsula. The sprawling industrial facility, located on 72

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